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Welcome Office Ostrobothnia

Welcome Office provides basic information and advice to all immigrants, regardless of the reason for entry.
We also advise and guide stakeholders, such as municipalities, companies, employers, various educational organizations and the third sector.

Welcome Office Ostrobothnia

Have you moved to Finland?

Welcome Office is a low threshold information and guidance service for all newcomers and immigrants.

Welcome Office provides information on matters such as immigration, recruitment, education, language courses, working life, public services and the Finnish society.

The service is free of charge!

You can get advice and help with:

  • official paper work & applications
  • making appointments
  • immigration matters
  • working life
  • public and government services and the Finnish society 
  • language courses
  • education and training possibilities
  • day care
  • social and health care services
  • housing
  • leisure activities

We have computers for our customers, so we can give advice on how to e.g. fill in a digital form online.

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Are you an employer? Are you hiring international experts to help your company grow? 

Welcome Office supports the relocation of international workforce to Ostrobothnia by providing basic information and guidance to you or your employee, so that moving to the region will go as smoothly as possible.

Welcome Office can guide on:

  • permits and licensing issues and public authority services
  • relocation and establishment services for an international expert and their family members

 We facilitate integration to Finnish society and working life.

Welcome Office promotes integration, well-being and inclusion by facilitating access to information and guiding newcomers to appropriate services, as well as supporting individual immigrants’ opportunities to participate actively in Finnish society.

Are you a collaborator, association representative or other stakeholder? Are you looking for integration activities or want to inform others of activities in your organization?

We collect and transmit regional information to our clients and stakeholders. Partners, such as the municipality, the third sector and educational organizations, are requested to provide us with information on e.g. current training, language courses, seminars, events, etc.

Check out our pages for associations and volunteers for more information.